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The Timothy Group

Director of Major Gifts - AWM USA

The Timothy Group
Northeastern US, Any State, United States

Date Posted: 07/19/2009
Categories: Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
For Arab World Ministries, USA

Arab World Ministries USA is seeking a qualified and energetic professional to cultivate relationships with
major donors as Director of Major Gifts. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of building
relationships with high net worth individuals, foundations, and influential churches, and converting those
relationships into tangible and increasing financial support. The Director of Major Gifts primary purpose is to
research, identify and build relationships with individuals, foundations and churches having significant
financial giving potential within a designated area to increase existing funding levels and to network with
them to meet and develop new potential donors. This is a permanent full-time position with a competitive
salary and benefits. The position will require up to 60% travel—primarily domestic travel throughout the local
service area, but also regular visits to AWM headquarters and some other domestic and international travel
as required.

• A mature and growing Christian exhibiting a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in philanthropy, business, or another related field and/or a minimum of
three years’ experience successfully raising $500K or more in annual funding from major donors.
• Experience promoting fund development efforts for a market area, including the tracking and
reporting of progress towards goals and a strong track record in developing relationships with
donors from various constituencies.
• Proven ability to develop and deliver compelling communications to a variety of audiences.
• The successful candidate will reside in a location accessible to the primary designated service area
of the Northeast United States.

AWM is an evangelical, international and interdenominational mission family that is enabling the peoples of
the Arab world to become part of the Body of Christ, proclaiming Him as Lord. AWM personnel share their
faith with Muslims in North Africa, the Middle East, the Arabian Peninsula and major cities in Europe and
North America. Most work as missionaries, seeking to share the gospel through contact and friendship with
Muslims. AWM currently has more than 400 workers of over 30 different nationalities and from across the
spectrum of evangelical backgrounds. AWM USA is an independent 501(c)3 corporation set up to provide
resources in funding, prayer, personnel, and technical services to accomplish the international ministry goals
of AWM. For information about Arab World Ministries visit:

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If interested in applying, send a formal letter of interest and a resume to

The Timothy Group is providing executive search assistance and counsel to AWM USA for the hiring of this position.